Mar 2, 2016

Marketplace for Wednesday, March 2, 2016


Health care providers are taking on the fight against human trafficking; why the public sector hasn't returned to pre-recession employment numbers; and how political candidates use data in their campaigns.

Segments From this episode

Former Chesapeake Energy CEO dies in car crash

Mar 2, 2016
McClendon was indicted by a federal grand jury one day before his death.

More countries pledging to freeze oil production levels

Mar 2, 2016
Russia and several other oil-producing countries are near agreement to not increase production
Russian President Vladimir Putin chairs a meeting with heads of Russia's oil companies at the Kremlin in Moscow, on March 1, 2016. 

Government jobs deficit hurts minorities and women

Mar 2, 2016
Private-sector employment has rebounded above pre-recession levels, but government is still 300,000 jobs in the hole.
People lining up for a job fair in Miami in 2015. 
Joe Raedle/Getty Images

Guess what: data is driving political campaigns

Mar 2, 2016
How much is data shaping political campaigns these days? Think "800 lb gorilla"

China gets punished after charges it underpriced steel

Mar 2, 2016
Citing dumping, the U.S. imposes tough tariffs. Does Washington do that enough?
Steel pipes are seen at a port to be loaded onto ships for export to various countries in Lianyungang, eastern China's Jiangsu province on December 1, 2015. 
STR/AFP/Getty Images

The trademark battle over Yosemite National Park

Mar 2, 2016
The concessions company Delaware North filed trademark applications for names including Yosemite National Park.
Half Dome, rising above the valley in Yosemite National Park. 

Music from the episode

Andy Last Dinosaurs
Ghostwriter RJD2